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A PRACTICAL TRAINING
PRESENTATION
ON
WINDOWS SERVER 2008
ASISH VERMA
B.Tech VIITH
SEM
Comp. Science & Engg
OBJECTIVES
► Explain the function of a server in a network environment.
► Describe the editions of Windows Server 2008.
► ...
THE ROLE OF A SERVER
OPERATING SYSTEM
► Hardware or Software? Server software is ambiguous; can run
on multiple different ...
WINDOWS SERVER 2008
EDITIONS
► Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition
► Smaller organizations consisting of a few hundred us...
WINDOWS 2008 STANDARD
EDITION
► Up to 4 physical processors allowed.
► Available in 32-bit or 64-bit versions.
► 32-bit ve...
WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ENTERPRISE
EDITION
► All the features of Standard Edition.
► Up to 8 physical processors.
► 32-bit ver...
WINDOWS SERVER 2008 DATACENTER
EDITION
► All the features of Enterprise Edition.
► Up to 32 physical processors in 32-bit ...
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (ALL EDITIONS)
Component Requirement
Processor Minimum: 1 GHz for x86 CPU or
1.4 GHz for x64 cpu
Recom...
WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ROLES
► Server role is a major function or service that a server performs
► Role services add function...
WINDOWS SERVER 2008 CORE
TECHNOLOGIES
► New Technology File System
► Active Directory
► Microsoft Management Console
► Dis...
SERVER MANAGER
► Provides a single interface for installing, configuring, and removing
a variety of server roles and featu...
ACTIVE DIRECTORY
► Provides a single point of administration of resources (Users,
groups, shared printers, etc.)
► Provide...
GROUP POLICY MANAGEMENT
IMPLEMENTING GPO’S
ACTIVE DIRECTORY DOMAIN SERVICES
► Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) installs Active Directory
and turns Windows Se...
NEW ACTIVE DIRECTORY ROLES
► Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)
► Provides tighter integration for a...
DHCP SERVER
► Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server role provides automatic
IP address assignment and configuration f...
DHCP SERVER (CONTD.)
DNS SERVER
► DNS Server resolves the names of Internet computers and
computers that are members of a Windows Domain to the...
DNS SERVER (CONTD.)
WINDOWS WEB SERVER 2008
► Designed to run Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0.
► Hardware support similar to Standard ...
INTERNET INFORMATION SERVICES
► Windows Server 2008 provides IIS 7.0
► Modular design
► Unused features aren’t available f...
IIS (CONTD.)
APPLICATION SERVER
► Provides high-performance integrated environment for managing,
deploying, and running client/server b...
FAX SERVER
► Provides tools to managed shared fax resources and allow users
to send and receive faxes
► After the role is ...
PRINT SERVICES
► Enables administrators to manage access to network printers
► Installs Print Server by default
► Internet...
PRINT SERVICES (CONTD.)
FILE SERVICES
► Provide high availability, reliable, shared storage to Windows and
other client OSs
► Installing File Serv...
FILE SERVICES (CONT.)
WINDOWS DEPLOYMENT SERVICES
► Simplifies the installation of Windows over a network.
► Can install and remotely configure ...
WDS (CONTD.)
NEW FEATURES IN WINDOWS SERVER 2008
► Server Manager
► Server Core
► Hyper-V virtualization
► Storage management enhanceme...
NETWORK ACCESS PROTECTION
► Ensures computers are equipped with required security features.
► Enables monitoring of anti-v...
SUMMARY
► A server is defined more by the software installed on
hardware as opposed to the hardware in use. In many
cases,...
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  1. 1. A PRACTICAL TRAINING PRESENTATION ON WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ASISH VERMA B.Tech VIITH SEM Comp. Science & Engg
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES ► Explain the function of a server in a network environment. ► Describe the editions of Windows Server 2008. ► Discuss core technologies. ► Explain the primary roles a Windows Server 2008 computer can fulfill. ► Describe the new and enhanced features of Windows Server 2008.
  3. 3. THE ROLE OF A SERVER OPERATING SYSTEM ► Hardware or Software? Server software is ambiguous; can run on multiple different platforms (i.e. laptop) ► Windows Server 2008 roles short summary: ► File and Printer sharing ► Web server ► Routing and Remote Access Services (RRAS) ► Domain Name System (DNS) ► Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) ► File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server ► Active Directory ► Distributed File System (DFS) ► Fax Server
  4. 4. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 EDITIONS ► Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition ► Smaller organizations consisting of a few hundred users or less. ► Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition ► Larger companies with more needs. ► Windows Server 2008 Datacenter Edition ► Companies that run high powered servers with considerable resources. ► Windows Web Server 2008 ► Similar to Standard. User base varies from small businesses to corporations with large departments.
  5. 5. WINDOWS 2008 STANDARD EDITION ► Up to 4 physical processors allowed. ► Available in 32-bit or 64-bit versions. ► 32-bit version supports up to 4 GB of RAM, 64-bit version up to 32 GB. ► Lacks more advanced features, such as clustering. ► 64-bit version can install one virtual instance of Server 2008 Standard Edition with Hyper-V.
  6. 6. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ENTERPRISE EDITION ► All the features of Standard Edition. ► Up to 8 physical processors. ► 32-bit version supports 64 GB RAM; 64-bit version supports 2 TB. ► Can be clustered; up to 16 cluster nodes permitted. ► Hot-add memory. ► Four virtual instances per license with Hyper-V.
  7. 7. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 DATACENTER EDITION ► All the features of Enterprise Edition. ► Up to 32 physical processors in 32-bit version, 64 processors in 64- bit. ► Extra fault tolerance features: hot-add and hot-replace memory or CPU. ► Can’t be purchased as individual license, only through volume license or through OEMs (pre-installed). ► Unlimited number of virtual instances.
  8. 8. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS (ALL EDITIONS) Component Requirement Processor Minimum: 1 GHz for x86 CPU or 1.4 GHz for x64 cpu Recommended: 2 GHz or faster Memory Minimum 512 MB RAM Recommended: 2 GB RAM or more Available disk space Minimum: 10 GB Recommended: 40 GB or more Additional drives DVD-ROM Display and peripherals Super VGA or higher Keyboard and mouse
  9. 9. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ROLES ► Server role is a major function or service that a server performs ► Role services add functions to main roles ► Server features provide functions that enhance or support an installed role or add a stand-alone function ► A server can be configured for a single role or multiple roles
  10. 10. WINDOWS SERVER 2008 CORE TECHNOLOGIES ► New Technology File System ► Active Directory ► Microsoft Management Console ► Disk Management ► File and printer sharing ► Windows networking ► Internet Information Services
  11. 11. SERVER MANAGER ► Provides a single interface for installing, configuring, and removing a variety of server roles and features on a server. ► Summarizes server status and configuration. ► Includes tools to diagnose problems, manage storage, and perform general configuration tasks. ► Consolidates tools from Windows Server 2003.
  12. 12. ACTIVE DIRECTORY ► Provides a single point of administration of resources (Users, groups, shared printers, etc.) ► Provides centralized authentication and authorization of users to network resources. ► Along with DNS, provides domain-naming services and management for a Windows domain. ► Enables administrators to assign system policies, deploy software to client computers, and assign permissions and rights to users of network resources.
  13. 13. GROUP POLICY MANAGEMENT
  14. 14. IMPLEMENTING GPO’S
  15. 15. ACTIVE DIRECTORY DOMAIN SERVICES ► Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) installs Active Directory and turns Windows Server 2008 into a domain controller. ► Read Only Domain Controller (RODC) ► Provides the same authentication and authorization services as a standard domain controller. ► Changes cannot be made on an RODC directly. ► Updated periodically by replication from standard domain controllers.
  16. 16. NEW ACTIVE DIRECTORY ROLES ► Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) ► Provides tighter integration for applications that require large amounts of data retrieval. Does not require a domain controller or domain. ► Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) ► Provides Single Sign-On for users of an organization to access internal resources as well as external resources inside of a partner organization. ► Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) ► Helps the author of a document decide how a document can be used or modified, and deny unauthorized users access.
  17. 17. DHCP SERVER ► Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol Server role provides automatic IP address assignment and configuration for client computers. ► Can provide default gateway address, DNS server addresses, WINS server addresses, and other options. ► Windows Server 2008’s DHCP server role provides support for IPv6.
  18. 18. DHCP SERVER (CONTD.)
  19. 19. DNS SERVER ► DNS Server resolves the names of Internet computers and computers that are members of a Windows Domain to their assigned IP addresses. ► When installing Active Directory, you can specify an existing DNS server or install DNS on the same server as Active Directory
  20. 20. DNS SERVER (CONTD.)
  21. 21. WINDOWS WEB SERVER 2008 ► Designed to run Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0. ► Hardware support similar to Standard Edition. ► Lacks many of the features present in other editions. ► Typically used when roles such as Active Directory or Terminal Services are not required.
  22. 22. INTERNET INFORMATION SERVICES ► Windows Server 2008 provides IIS 7.0 ► Modular design ► Unused features aren’t available for attackers to exploit ► Extensibility ► Functionality is easily added via modular design ► Manageability ► Delegated administration; can assign control over some aspects of the website to developers and content owners ► Appcmd.exe provides the ability to manage IIS via scripts and batch files
  23. 23. IIS (CONTD.)
  24. 24. APPLICATION SERVER ► Provides high-performance integrated environment for managing, deploying, and running client/server business applications. ► Applications for this role usually built with one or more of the following technologies: IIS, ASP.NET, Microsoft .NET Framework, COM+, and Message Queuing.
  25. 25. FAX SERVER ► Provides tools to managed shared fax resources and allow users to send and receive faxes ► After the role is installed, you can ► Manage users who have access to fax resources ► Configure fax devices ► Create rules for routing incoming and outgoing faxes ► Monitor and log use of fax resources
  26. 26. PRINT SERVICES ► Enables administrators to manage access to network printers ► Installs Print Server by default ► Internet Printing role service enables Web-based management of network printers ► Line Printer Daemon (LPD) role service provides compatibility with Linux/UNIX clients
  27. 27. PRINT SERVICES (CONTD.)
  28. 28. FILE SERVICES ► Provide high availability, reliable, shared storage to Windows and other client OSs ► Installing File Services role installs the File Server service automatically
  29. 29. FILE SERVICES (CONT.)
  30. 30. WINDOWS DEPLOYMENT SERVICES ► Simplifies the installation of Windows over a network. ► Can install and remotely configure Windows Vista and Server 2008 systems. ► WDS is an improved version of Remote Installation Services (RIS) found in Windows Server 2000 and 2003. ► Updates Remote Installation Services. ► Allows unattended installation of Windows Oss. ► WDS can multicast deployment of disk images, reducing network bandwidth required. ► Includes tools to customize the Windows OS for deployment.
  31. 31. WDS (CONTD.)
  32. 32. NEW FEATURES IN WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ► Server Manager ► Server Core ► Hyper-V virtualization ► Storage management enhancements ► Networking enhancements ► Network Access Protection ► Windows Deployment Services ► New Active Directory roles ► Terminal Services enhancements
  33. 33. NETWORK ACCESS PROTECTION ► Ensures computers are equipped with required security features. ► Enables monitoring of anti-virus software and firewall settings. ► If a computer does not meet all requirements defined by an administrator, it can be restricted automatically from accessing certain network resources. ► Can force computers to update themselves.
  34. 34. SUMMARY ► A server is defined more by the software installed on hardware as opposed to the hardware in use. In many cases, a client OS can behave as a server. ► Windows Server 2008 is available in four editions: Standard, Enterprise, Datacenter, and Windows Web Server 2008 ► Core technologies in Windows Server 2008 include NTFS, Active Directory, MMC, disk management, file and printer sharing, networking components, and IIS ► Windows Server 2008 updates previously available services with additional functionality, while adding several new services.

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